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@RichardDawkins… We Are Not Allies

This was first posted here on December 18, 2013. I’m reposting it, with a few small additions. I was 21 when I first realized I was an atheist, and the same age when I told my mom and brother. I … Continue reading

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I Hate Politics

Yeah, I know. For the people who know me, this is utterly impossible to believe. I mean, have you seen my Facebook feed? I’m clearly an outspoken, political person. I have so much to say about politics all the time. … Continue reading

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Portrait of a Left-Winger – Part 1 – The Constitution

What I mean by “left-wing” should become quite clear over the course of this series, so I’m not going to start by defining terms or anything like that. Instead, I want to sort of jump right in to the thick … Continue reading

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Portrait of a Left-Winger

Sometimes I wonder if people understand what “left-wing” really means. I know that Tea Partiers and Objectivists/Randians certainly don’t get it, because they actually think that the Democrats are left-wing. Which, by the way, is insulting. As someone who is … Continue reading

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In Defense of Activist Atheism – Part 1 – Persecution and Alienation of Atheists

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, to “persecute” one person or a group of people means to “harass or punish in a manner designed to injure, grieve, or afflict; specifically: to cause to suffer because of belief”. It is a very … Continue reading

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Talk About Self-Refuting!

Does anyone read the Toronto Star? I don’t, because I live in Florida, USA. But I do get Google alerts on atheism, and this incredibly inane letter submitted to the Toronto Start turned up in my inbox: Reader Rudy Grant … Continue reading

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“Commemorating” 9/11 (Reblog)

It’s September 11, 2012. I’m reblogging my post on 9/11 from last year. This is extremely important to me. Of course, I won’t make any friends for saying this. In fact, I have no doubt I’ll be vilified, and noted … Continue reading

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“Commemorating” 9/11

I rarely, if ever, blog. I try, but I’m not very good at writing. However, this is one instance where I feel as if I have no choice.  It’s already September 20, 2011, and yet echoes of the tenth anniversary … Continue reading

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